angst definition

  • noun:
    • a sense of anxiety or apprehension frequently combined with depression.
    • a sense of intense but obscure anxiety or apprehension frequently accompanied by depression, particularly philosophical anxiety.
    • additionally, painful despair or psychological chaos, as teen angst.
    • an acute but unspecific feeling of anxiety; generally set aside for philosophical anxiety towards globe or about private freedom
  • abbreviation:
    • angstrom
  • verb:
    • To suffer angst; to fret.

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